1 View TheDrawings of Anthony Van Dykeat Fort Worth’sKimbell ArtMuseum. Thecollection of morethan 76 sketchesgives us a glimpseof the famousportraitist at work.Through Aug. 11.(817) 332-8451.

2 Tommy Tunecroons whiteteenagers swoonin the DallasSummer Musicals’sversion of Bye ByeBirdie. The playruns Tuesdaysthrough Sundaysuntil July 14 at theMusic Hall in FairPark. 565-1116.

4. Old City Park hosts an old-fashioned celebration of the Fourth and a salute to the Persian Gulf veterans with sack races, pie-eattng contests, and patriotic music. 421-5141.

Traditional fare for the Fourth. Watch the sky light up at the city’s annual fireworks show and Independence Day celebration at Fair Park. 670-8400.

8. The Ladies PGA tees off at Fort Worth’s Colonial Country Club for the U. S. Women’s Open. Thursday through Sunday. (817) 927-4390.

11 Take the kidsto Science Place towitness the mostimpressive solareclipse display ofthe century withsafe telescopeviewing of the bigevent. 428-5555.

12 Cruella DeVilla strikes againwhen Disney rereleases the classic tale of the spotted hounds, 101 Dalmations. Check local listings for theaters and show times.

There’ll be dancing and eating in the streets at the 5th Annual Taste of the West End. The celebration lasts all weekend long. 720-7107.

13. Zietor African Ensemble gives a free performance designed for kids who like culture or just wanna have fun. At the DMA’s auditorium. 922-1200.

14. Git along little doggies to Fort Worth’s White Elephant where Don Edwards, whose heroes have always been cowboys, presents a genuine cowboy campfire concert (minus the campfire). (817) 624-9712.

Escape summer in the city, or at least feel like you did, with a trip to Treasure Island. The Dallas Children’s Theater tells the tale of swashbuckling swabbers on weekends through the 28th. 978-0110.

16. Yes ha! Join those on the cutting edge of cattle driving at the Summer Cutting Spectacular at the Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth. Competitions last for 12 days. (817) 244-6188.

19. Watch Don Quixote fight the invincible foe in the Dallas Lyric Opera’s season opener. The Man of La Mancha. At the Majestic Theater. 368-2183.

23. See what all the fuss was about in New York when Broadway’s Les Miserables comes to Fort Worth’s Tarrant County Convention Center Theatre. Tuesday through Sunday, this week only. (817) 332-6221.

28. If the baseball season is beginning to bore you, check out the polo matches at the Willow Bend Polo and Hunt Club in Piano. The festivities. including a barbecue buffet and a traditional divot stomp, mark the end of the summer season. 248-6298.


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